Alnmouth is an acute admission ward based at St George’s Park, Morpeth. Alnmouth has 19 beds.
Who is Alnmouth for?
The service is for women over the age of 18 years who who are experiencing a relapse or crisis in their mental health and require assessment and treatment in hospital. The ward also accepts young women aged 16-17 years in an emergency situation when there are no children and young people’s services beds available.
How can I get referred?
Admissions to the ward will be through a Mental Health Act assessment by the Community Mental Health team or The Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Teams. They will use a triage system to determine whether the referral is appropriate and decide if access to the inpatient bed is required, in collaboration with the Bed Management Team.